The 32nd New England Statistics Symposium

April 13–April 14, 2018, University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Campus map and directions are available here.

The program booklet is available here.

Friday, April 13, 2018

08:00am—05:00pm : NESS Short Courses at Life Sciences Laboratory (LSL) and Integrated Sciences Building (ISB).

Saturday, April 14, 2018

All events will be held in the UMass Student Union Ballroom unless otherwise noted. Invited sessions will be held in the UMass Campus Center.

08:30am - 09:15am Registration (On-site registration welcome)
09:15am - 09:30am Opening Remarks: Nicholas Reich (UMass-Amherst Biostatistics, NESS Program Chair) and John McCarthy (UMass-Amherst, Interim Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs)
09:30am - 10:30am Keynote Presentation: Montse Fuentes, Virginia Commonwealth University, sponsored by UMass Center for Data Science
10:30am - 10:45am Coffee Break
10:45am - 12:15pm DataCamp Parallel Invited Sessions
12:15pm - 01:30pm Lunch
01:30pm - 02:30pm Keynote Presentation: Dawn Woodard, Senior Data Scientist of Maps, Uber, sponsored by UMass Center for Data Science
02:30pm - 02:45pm Coffee Break
02:45pm - 04:15pm Travelers Insurance Parallel Invited Sessions
04:15pm - 05:45pm MassMutual Poster Session and Awards/Happy Hour
  • Career Fair
  • Refreshments
  • Happy Hour (cash bar)
  • Poster Judging
  • Mentorship Meet & Greet (4:15-4:45, Campus Center 805)
05:45pm - 06:00pm IBM Student Paper and Mass Mutual Poster Awards
Closing Remarks: Patrick Flaherty (UMass-Amherst Department of Mathematics and Statistics)
06:30pm - 09:00pm Dinner at Lord Jeffery Inn (pre-registration required)
See Travel and Accomodations for more information.